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Best Albums of 1973

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1973 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 19,000 greatest album charts.

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1973 year summaryThe best artists of 1973 were Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Stevie Wonder, Genesis, Elton John, The Stooges, Paul McCartney & Wings, Bruce Springsteen and David Bowie.
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The Dark Side Of The MoonUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:2,198 charts
Rank in 1973:1Rank Score:125,764
Rank in 1970s1Overall Rank:2
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (2,529 votes)
Comments: 301 comments
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Houses Of The HolyUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1973Appears in:601 charts
Rank in 1973:2Rank Score:18,220
Rank in 1970s25Overall Rank:90
Average Rating:  84/100 (959 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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QuadropheniaUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1973Appears in:445 charts
Rank in 1973:3Rank Score:15,095
Rank in 1970s30Overall Rank:113
Average Rating:  84/100 (653 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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InnervisionsUnited States Stevie Wonder
Year of Release:1973Appears in:470 charts
Rank in 1973:4Rank Score:12,930
Rank in 1970s33Overall Rank:130
Average Rating:  84/100 (577 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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Selling England By The PoundUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1973Appears in:381 charts
Rank in 1973:5Rank Score:12,261
Rank in 1970s38Overall Rank:145
Average Rating:  82/100 (489 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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Goodbye Yellow Brick RoadUnited Kingdom Elton John
Year of Release:1973Appears in:410 charts
Rank in 1973:6Rank Score:9,250
Rank in 1970s50Overall Rank:196
Average Rating:  80/100 (518 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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Raw PowerUnited States The Stooges
Year of Release:1973Appears in:372 charts
Rank in 1973:7Rank Score:8,901
Rank in 1970s52Overall Rank:207
Average Rating:  82/100 (497 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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Band On The RunUnited Kingdom Paul McCartney & Wings
Year of Release:1973Appears in:315 charts
Rank in 1973:8Rank Score:6,556
Rank in 1970s74Overall Rank:277
Average Rating:  81/100 (411 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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Aladdin SaneUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1973Appears in:265 charts
Rank in 1973:9Rank Score:5,045
Rank in 1970s95Overall Rank:349
Average Rating:  82/100 (491 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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(pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd)United States Lynyrd Skynyrd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:231 charts
Rank in 1973:10Rank Score:4,796
Rank in 1970s98Overall Rank:365
Average Rating:  80/100 (280 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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Best Albums of 1973 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
R. Stevie Moore 4 1%
Pharoah Sanders 3 0%
The Wailers 3 0%
David Bowie 3 0%
The Temptations 3 0%
Pierre Henry 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 262 42%
United Kingdom 160 25%
Germany 29 5%
Brazil 27 4%
Italy 22 3%
Mixed Nationality 18 3%
France 13 2%
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